HSOP Hosts AlSHP Residency Conference

AlSHP Residency Conference Representatives from more than 20 residency prorgams visited HSOP to talk to students.

October 29, 2015

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Representatives from more than 20 residency programs in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee were in Auburn on Tuesday, Oct. 27 for the 2015 AlSHP Residency Conference.

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The afternoon included remarks from Harrison School of Pharmacy Dean R. Lee Evans, HSOP AlSHP chapter advisor Lea Eiland, AlSHP President Brad Wright and a keynote address from HSOP faculty member Katelin Lisenby. Additionally, those currently in residencies in Alabama were on hand for a question-and-answer session.

Following the program, representatives from programs set up a showcase, allowing students to learn more about what each have to offer.

“This AlSHP sponsored conference provides students a forum for discussing residency training opportunities and provides interaction with current residency program directors as well as residents within the Southeastern area,” said Eiland. “This conference represents the larger conference that occurs in December at the national ASHP meeting.”

Attending the AlSHP Residency Conference this year were representatives from:

  • Auburn University Pharmacy Health Services (Auburn, Alabama)
  • Baptist Medical Center South (Montgomery, Alabama)
  • Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center (Birmingham, Alabama)
  • Central Alabama Veterans Administration Health Care System (Montgomery, Alabama)
  • Children’s of Alabama (Birmingham, Alabama)
  • Columbus Regional Health-Midtown (Columbus, Georgia)
  • DCH Regional Medical Center (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
  • East Alabama Medical Center (Opelika, Alabama)
  • Huntsville Hospital (Huntsville, Alabama)
  • Mobile Infirmary Medical Center (Mobile, Alabama)
  • Ochsner Health System (New Orleans, Louisiana)
  • Princeton Baptist Medical Center (Birmingham, Alabama)
  • Sacred Heart Hospital (Pensacola, Florida)
  • St. Thomas West Hospital (Nashville, Tennessee)
  • St. Vincent’s Health System (Birmingham, Alabama)
  • Samford Community PGY-1 (Homewood, Alabama)
  • Samford Ambulatory Care PGY-2 (Homewood, Alabama)
  • Tuscaloosa Veterans Administration Medical Center (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
  • UAB Hospital (Birmingham, Alabama)
  • Veterans Administration Tennessee Valley Healthcare (Nashville/Murfreesboro, Tennessee)
  • Vital Care of Meridian (Meridian, Mississippi)
  • VIVA Health Managed Care PGY-1 (Birmingham, Alabama)

Last year, more than 40 former HSHOP students matched with residency programs. Of those, 30 matched with PGY-1 residencies in 10 different states. Additionally, 15 HSOP graduates were accepted to PGY-2 residencies in 11 different states.

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About the Harrison School of Pharmacy
Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy is ranked among the top 20 percent of all pharmacy schools in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. Fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the School offers doctoral degrees in pharmacy (Pharm.D.) and pharmaceutical sciences (Ph.D.) while also offering a master’s in pharmaceutical sciences. In 2014, the school adopted the slogan, “Making Medications Work Through Innovative Research, Education and Patient Care.” For more information about the School, please call 334.844.8348 or visit http://pharmacy.auburn.edu.

Last Updated: March 28, 2017